13 Weird Real Estate Facts To Entertain Your Brain

Dated: 03/26/2019

Views: 549

13 Weird Real Estate Facts To Entertain Your Brain

1. The makers of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” had to downsize their makeovers due to families not being able to afford utility bills.

2. The world’s largest treehouse has over 80 rooms, 10 floors and has taken the builder over 14 years to build.

3. From 1949 – 1952, the white house was completely gutted and rebuilt with concrete and steel beams in place of its original wooden joists.

4. Fans of the hit TV show “Breaking Bad” continue to drive by and throw pizzas onto the roof of building featured as Walter White’s house.

5. In 2013, 300 teenagers broke into a home while the owner was away and caused $20,000 in damages. Some of the parents threatened to sue the owner for outing them on Twitter.

6. There’s a company that specializes in building secret rooms and hidden passageways (one requires a chess board played in a certain combination to unlock).

7. There are hundreds of ancient stones along the coast of Japan’s tsunami affected areas that says, “Do not build your homes below this point!”

8. There is a machine that transforms concrete rubble into Lego like building blocks. The blocks allow victims of war or natural disasters to construct their own new, earthquake resistant houses.

9. The Empire State Building makes more money from ticket salesfor its observation decks than it does from renting office space.

10. Built in 1859, the Cooper Union Foundation Building included an elevator shaft in anticipation of elevators someday being invented.

11. There are castles for sale in France that cost less than a two bedroom apartment in Australia.

12. The location of Tony Stark’s mansion in Iron Man is the same cliff from Planet of the Apes where the Statue of Liberty is sticking out from the sand.

13. Most traditional Chinese temples were designed with curved roofs to ward off evil spirits, which are thought to only move in straight lines.

Blog author image

Lee Ferreira

I grew up in New Jersey and worked as a paralegal for a personal injury firm for over 8 years and then became a stay-at-home mom while raising my 2 daughters. I moved to Bethlehem, PA in 2003 and hav....

Latest Blog Posts

24 Super Creative Jack-O’-Lantern Ideas You Should Try This Halloween

It’s that time again. Soon, the cutest ghouls and goblins will be prancing from door to door asking for tricks or treats. Here’s some inspiration to make your carvings stand out from the

Read More

Why Fall Might Be The Best Time To Buy A Home

Why Fall Might Be The Best Time To Buy A HomeA lot of people think the best time to buy a house is during the Spring market.And, it is……in the sense that more houses are listed for

Read More

The Lifespan of 20 Essential Household Items

The Lifespan of 20 Essential Household ItemsHas your air conditioner ever failed on a hot summer day? It’s a struggle no homeowner wants to deal with. When you own a home it’s important

Read More

Nearly ¼ Of Homeowners Purchase Property With Less Than 5% Down

Nearly ¼ Of Homeowners Purchase Property With Less Than 5% DownA lot of potential home buyers think that in order to successfully buy property they need to save up a sizeable down payment of

Read More